Dr Kevin Keane
- Vascular and metabolic disorders
With qualifications in bioanalytics and cell biology, Kevin started out in the Irish agricultural and pharmaceutical industries for several years before coming to CHIRI to undertake postdoctoral training in 2012.
From there, Kevin’s research career has soared. He became the first recipient of a joint Research Fellowship involving Curtin University’s School of Biomedical Science and PIVET Medical Centre, a private reproductive clinic in Perth, WA.
Kevin’s main research interests include metabolism, endocrinology and cellular signalling, which he applies to researching age-associated diseases at CHIRI.
Kevin’s recent research activities centre around the role of cellular bioenergetics in various metabolic diseases including diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease and obesity. His interests also extend to aspects of male and female infertility including polycystic ovary syndrome.
Research interests – cell biology and biochemistry; cell bioenergetics; infertility; diabetes; obesity; endocrinology.